Vice President U Myint Swe left Yangon yesterday afternoon for the People’s Republic of China to attend the 16th China-ASEAN Expo and the China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit which will be held from 21 to 24 September in Nanning, capital city of south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
The Vice President was seen off at the Yangon International Airport by Yangon Region Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein, Security and Border Affairs Minister Colonel Aung Soe Moe, Charge d ‘affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Myanmar Ms Li Xiaoyan and officials.
U Myint Swe was accompanied by Union Minister for Commerce Dr Than Myint, and the officials from his ministry and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Myanmar delegation arrived in Nanning at 5 pm local time. They were welcomed by China Communist Party Permanent Committee member, political and legal affairs committee secretary Mr Huang Shiyong, the Myanmar Ambassador to China U Myo Thant Pe, Myanmar Consul-General in Nanning U Soe Thet Naung and officials at the Nanning International Airport.
The Vice President and party then arrived at the Liyuan State Guest House where they will be staying during the vist.—MNA
(Translated by Aung Khin)